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Algorithms to turn biased "coin flips" into biased "coin flips", and how to code them.
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Some of the most common random generation questions based on a Q&A site question analysis.
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A library of simple extension methods that could be useful for data generation tasks
by Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter
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by Peter Occil
Algorithms to turn biased "coin flips" into biased "coin flips", and how to code them.
by Peter Occil
Python code for partially-sampled random numbers for accurate arbitrary-precision sampling
by Peter Occil
Has many ways applications can sample using an underlying (pseudo-)random number generator and includes pseudocode for many of them.
by Peter Occil
Some of the most common random generation questions based on a Q&A site question analysis.

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11 Oct 2013
ASP.NET Community
This is simple and effective method for generation of a random password Public Function GeneratePassword(ByVal PwdLength As Integer) As String   
29 Jul 2016
Igor Krein
A library of simple extension methods that could be useful for data generation tasks
30 Oct 2017
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter
“Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!” - LEWIS CARROLL
5 May 2020
Member 4201813
Jumping along the System.Random output sequence with logarithmic complexity
31 Jul 2020
Peter Occil
Some of the most common random generation questions based on a Q&A site question analysis.
9 Sep 2020
Peter Occil
Python code for partially-sampled random numbers for accurate arbitrary-precision sampling
18 Jul 2020
Peter Occil
25 Sep 2020U
Peter Occil
Algorithms to turn biased "coin flips" into biased "coin flips", and how to code them.
29 Aug 2020
Peter Occil
Has many ways applications can sample using an underlying (pseudo-)random number generator and includes pseudocode for many of them.
20 Jul 2020
Peter Occil
Most apps that use random numbers care about either unpredictability, high quality, or repeatability. This article explains the three kinds of RNGs and gives recommendations on each kind.
3 Dec 2013
Sal Razzaq
How to fairly pick items from a list